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    Talking This is the best experience OF/IN my life.

    Hello! Can you give me a piece of advice, please?
    This IS the best experience OF/IN my life.
    Which preposition sounds more natural in BE? Or are both correct from a grammar point of you? I'd prefer "of". Thanks a lot in advance!
    Last edited by dewedfrost; 06-Apr-2017 at 21:56.

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    Re: This is the best experience OF/IN my life.

    Your bigger problem is the missing verb in that sentence.
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 06-Apr-2017 at 22:59. Reason: Fixing typo.

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    Re: This is the best experience OF/IN my life.

    Quote Originally Posted by teechar View Post
    You're bigger problem is the missing verb in that sentence.
    The verb is not missing: This IS...: present simple of to be!

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    Re: This is the best experience OF/IN my life.

    Quote Originally Posted by dewedfrost View Post
    The verb is not missing: This IS...: present simple of to be!
    I thought I saw an "is" there, too. Look again.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: This is the best experience OF/IN my life.

    Quote Originally Posted by teechar View Post
    You're bigger problem is the missing verb in that sentence.
    Your.
    I am not a teacher.

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    #6

    Re: This is the best experience OF/IN my life.

    It's in the title but not in the actual post.

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    Re: This is the best experience OF/IN my life.

    Quote Originally Posted by GoesStation View Post
    Your.

    Yes.

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    #8

    Re: This is the best experience OF/IN my life.

    Sorry...now that's correct! What would you suggest? "In" or "of"?

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    Re: This is the best experience OF/IN my life.

    I'd use "of". However, I'm more likely to actually say "This is the best experience I've ever had".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: This is the best experience OF/IN my life.

    I would say "this is the best thing I've ever experienced."
    Otherwise, use "in".

    [cross-posted with emsr2d2]

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